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Gordon Wills Funeral Sermon - Romans 8:18–39 November 23rd 2020 / Together in Christ Jesus

Gordon Wills Funeral Sermon - Romans 8:18–39 November 23rd 2020 / Together in Christ Jesus

Gordon Wills Funeral Sermon Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Monday November 23rd 2020: Season of Pentecost / Romans 8:18–39 "Together in Christ Jesus" For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to...


What Ends and What Continues in the End / Matthew 25:31–46 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 22nd 2020 / Last Sunday of the Church Year / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

What Ends and What Continues in the End / Matthew 25:31–46 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 22nd 2020 / Last Sunday of the Church Year / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 22nd 2020: Last Sunday of the Church Year / Matthew 25:31–46 "What Ends and What Continues in the End" “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne. Before Him...


Encouraging with The Teaching, II / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 15th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Encouraging with The Teaching, II / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 15th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11Theme: Encouraging with the Teaching - II ___________________________ Intr – Last week we talked about encouraging people, and we heard that Paul encourages the Thessalonians by teaching doctrine. That is, knowing the Word of God is great encouragement to our faith....


Encouraging with The Teaching, I /Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 8th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Encouraging with The Teaching, I /Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 8th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18Theme: Encouraging with Teaching - I ___________________________ Intr – How do you encourage people in your daily life? Words, cards, phone calls are options. Sometimes even by not saying a word but just being there for them.          Paul is encouraging Christians...


Mary Wirth Funeral Sermon - Eccl 3:1-2 October 27th 2020 / A Time to be born... A Time to Die

Mary Wirth Funeral Sermon - Eccl 3:1-2 October 27th 2020 / A Time to be born... A Time to Die

Mary Wirth…Nov 5, 1933 – Oct 22, 2020A Time to be born...A Time to Die. Eccl 3:1-2 by Rev. Irwin Pudricky Dear members of the Wirth family, relatives and friends. Today we remember and mourn the death of a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and dear friend. From a...


Irma Stenzel Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23 October 23rd 2020 / Lord Take My Hand

Irma Stenzel Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23 October 23rd 2020 / Lord Take My Hand

Funeral Sermon for Irma Emilie Stenzel - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday October 23rd 2020: Season of Pentecost / Psalm 23 "Lord Take My Hand" The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.He makes me lie down in green pastures.He leads me beside still waters.He restores...


Brent Leippi Funeral Sermon - Romans 5:1–5 September 28th 2020 / Hope that Overflows With Love

Brent Leippi Funeral Sermon - Romans 5:1–5 September 28th 2020 / Hope that Overflows With Love

Mount Olive Lutheran Church - Graveside Funeral Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Monday September 28th 2020: Season of Pentecost / Romans 5:1–5 "Hope that Overflows With Love" Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through Him we...


Leslie Edward Kraft Funeral Sermon - 1 Thessalonians 4:13–18 July 24th 2020 / At Rest in Christ

Leslie Edward Kraft Funeral Sermon - 1 Thessalonians 4:13–18 July 24th 2020 / At Rest in Christ

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday July 24th 2020: Season of Pentecost / 1 Thessalonians 4:13–18 "At Rest in Christ" But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we...


Elizabeth Schwartz Funeral Sermon - John 14:1–7 June 12th 2020 / Brought Home in Christ

Elizabeth Schwartz Funeral Sermon - John 14:1–7 June 12th 2020 / Brought Home in Christ

(There is additional audio at the end of the recording of this Sermon not found in the text found below speaking more about bodily resurrection)  Funeral Sermon for Elizabeth Schwartz Cupar Cemetery Graveside Service / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday June 12th 2020: Season of Pentecost /...


John Hamann Funeral Sermon - Titus 3:4–8 May 12th 2020 / Mercifully Washed in Baptism

John Hamann Funeral Sermon - Titus 3:4–8 May 12th 2020 / Mercifully Washed in Baptism

Funeral Sermon for John Hamann – Graveside Service at the Regina Cemetery St. Anthony Mausoleum / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Tuesday May 12th 2020: Season of Easter / Titus 3:4–8 "Mercifully Washed in Baptism" But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, He saved us, not...


Margaret Neu Funeral Sermon - Matthew 6:7–15 May 1st 2020 / Jesus Teaches us to Pray

Margaret Neu Funeral Sermon - Matthew 6:7–15 May 1st 2020 / Jesus Teaches us to Pray

Funeral Sermon for Margaret Neu - Graveside Service at the Southey Cemetery / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday May 1st 2020: Season of Easter / Matthew 6:7–15 "Jesus teaches us to pray" “And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard...


Expectations in Christ / John 11 & Ezekiel 37 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 29th 2020 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Expectations in Christ / John 11 & Ezekiel 37 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 29th 2020 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

COVID-19 Update Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 29th 2020: Season of Lent / John 11:1–45 & Ezekiel 37 "Expectations in Christ" Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. It was Mary who anointed the Lord with...


Linda Unruh Funeral Sermon - Romans 8:35-39/ March 12th 2020 / Nothing separates us from His Love

Linda Unruh Funeral Sermon - Romans 8:35-39/ March 12th 2020 / Nothing separates us from His Love

Sermon – Thursday, March 12th, 2020Funeral Service of Linda UnruhText: Romans 8:35-39Theme: Nothing separates us from His Love___________________________Intr – When you think about Linda and her trajectory of 96 years on this side of heaven, what are the things that can never be separated...


Arnold Mohr Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23, John 14 January 10th 2020 / In His Name

Arnold Mohr Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23, John 14 January 10th 2020 / In His Name

Sermon – Friday, January 10th, 2020Funeral Service of Arnold MohrText: Psalm 23; John 14Theme: in His Name___________________________Intr – We gather together today for this special Service in which we want to give thanks for all the blessings God has bestowed on the life of “Mr. Fix it”…hum,...


Art Wirth Funeral Sermon - Psalm 139 December 13th 2019 / Search Me, Known Me, Lead Me

Art Wirth Funeral Sermon - Psalm 139 December 13th 2019 / Search Me, Known Me, Lead Me

Funeral Sermon for Jacob Arthur (Art) Wirth - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday December 13th 2019: Season of Advent / Psalm 139 verse 1-10, 17-18 and 23-24 "Search Me, Known Me, Lead Me" O LORD, You have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I...


Phyllis Amundson Funeral Sermon - Psalm 145 November 15th 2019 / From Generation to Generation

Phyllis Amundson Funeral Sermon - Psalm 145 November 15th 2019 / From Generation to Generation

Funeral Sermon for Phyllis Amundson - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday November 20th 2019: Season of Pentecost / Psalm 145 "From Generation to Generation" I will extol You, my God and King, and bless Your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless You and praise...


Doctor Sleep (2019) Mike Flanagan - Movie Review

Doctor Sleep (2019) Mike Flanagan - Movie Review

Doctor Sleep (2019) Director: Mike Flanagan Writers: Mike Flanagan (screenplay) Stephen King (based on the novel by) Stars: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Cliff Curtis, Zahn McClarnon, Emily Alyn Lind, Robert Longstreet, Carel Struycken, Zackary Momoh, Jocelin Donahue,...


"Blessed saints", Sermon / Matthew 5:1-12/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 3rd 2019 / Season Of Pentecost, All Saints Day Observed / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Blessed saints", Sermon / Matthew 5:1-12/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 3rd 2019 / Season Of Pentecost, All Saints Day Observed / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Matthew 5:1-12Theme: “Blessed Saints”___________________________Intr – Saints: Who are they? _Saints in Heaven – Christians that departed in faith in Christ to be with the Lord. They are with Christ (Phil 1:21), praising the Lord (rev 7) and even shouting to Him “until when”...


"3 - One Source" - Sermon Series: "Only One" / Luke 16:19-31 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 29th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"3 - One Source" - Sermon Series: "Only One" / Luke 16:19-31 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 29th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

 SERMON NOTES Text: Luke 16:19-31Theme: “III - One Source”- Series: Only One[1]___________________________Intr – In the midst of the chaos and muddy water that the whole fake news has become in our day (just the name is new btw, cause History is filled with fake and distorted news passed...


Willy (Bill) Marquardt Funeral Sermon - Hebrews 13:7 August 10th 2019 / The Planted Word

Willy (Bill) Marquardt Funeral Sermon - Hebrews 13:7 August 10th 2019 / The Planted Word

  Funeral Sermon for Willy (Bill) Herbert Marquardt at Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday August 10th 2019: Season of Pentecost / Hebrews 13:7 "The Planted Word" “Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the Word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life,...